Live Well, Do Good

Taxes

“Certainty?” asked Benjamin Franklin as he summed it up 250 years ago. “In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.”

This section has some reflections on our tax system and tips on how we can make the best of one of life's certainties.

Columns:

Tips for Charitable Giving   Brandon Sun, March 31, 2014

Ways to Leave a Legacy   Brandon Sun, December 30, 2013

Charitable Donations:  Top Ten Canadian Tax Tips   January, 2016  (Updated)

Political Contributions:  Top Ten Canadian Tax Tips   January, 2016  (Updated)

Real Discussions on Tax and Crime are Being Avoided   Brandon Sun, September 26, 2011

Pay More Income Tax?   Brandon Sun, October 10, 2010

Tax Time Offers Folks a Chance to Reflect   Brandon Sun, May 8, 2010

Harmonized Sales Tax Deserves a Closer Look in Manitoba   Brandon Sun, January 16, 2010

Donation Laws Give Citizens More Clout   Brandon Sun,  August 23, 2008

Our Citizenship, Paid For By Our Taxes   Brandon Sun, August 26, 2007

Get a Break on Your Taxes Through Charitable Donations   Brandon Sun, December 31, 2006

Donating is a Great Way to Feel Connected to Your Community   Brandon Sun, December 28, 2006

Does Our Tax System Address Productivity, Sustainability, and the Future?   Brandon Sun, November 5, 2006

Changing Taxes Reflect Our Changing Lives: Complexity and Diversity   Brandon Sun, November 5, 2006

Christmas, Politics, and the GST   Brandon Sun, December 15, 2005



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